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RFID Journal covers RFID health care technologies and applications that allow hospitals to track assets, monitor patients, automate payments and increase profitability.

RFID-enabled Tooth Transmits Sensor Data About Diet

The Tufts University development has led to a sensor tag with a layer that swells according to the presence of chemicals or nutrients, affecting the quality of the RF transmission so that users could track what they ingest and the health effect it has on them.

Health Care Case Studies

RFID Duck Fits the Bill for Caretakers Comforting Kids With Cancer

The RFID-enabled My Special Aflac Duck uses Sproutel technology to help young cancer patients convey their feelings with RFID-tagged emoji tokens, an IV kit and a soundscape-triggering rocket.

Health Care Features

European Care Homes Track Patient Rolling in Beds

An IoT-based solution from digitalAngel, using Nalta software and Dell Boomi connectivity, allows facilities such as Carehome Zorgspectrum to identify which patients need to be rolled over, in order to prevent bed sores.

Health Care Editor's Notes

New RFID Journal Awards

We have revised the categories to better reflect the current trends in RFID deployments.

Health Care Expert Views

Framework for an IoT Developer Kit

What does the optimal Internet of Things platform contain?

Health Care Best Practices

The Big Picture

Companies large and small must take a strategic approach to deploying RFID enterprisewide, so the technology can solve their current problems and sup­port their long-term goals.

Health Care How To Articles

How to Conduct a Successful Proof-of-Concept

This important test will help you determine how best to use RFID to solve your problems.

Health Care Videos

Health Care White Papers

  • Hospital Supply Chain Survey
    Published April 2018
    Operating rooms require better supply chain management systems and analytics to help reduce costs and support patient safety, according to a new Cardinal Health survey of surgical personnel and hospital supply chain decision-makers. This document details the results of that survey. (31 pages)
  • The Missing Link in Health Care
    Published September 2017
    Medical professionals constantly seek new and better treatments for acute and chronic conditions, but patients don't always stick to treatment plans. Vodafone explains how the Internet of Things can help to solve this problem, and how connected medical devices encourage patients to follow treatment plans by providing them and their care providers with individualized health data. (8 pages)
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